Denji Noma Biography

Denji Noma

Japanese

1935-2005

Biography

<p>Despite a prolfic and varying art career, little is found on the life and education of the prolific printmaker Denji Noma. It is known he was born in Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan in 1935, the son of artist Hitone Noma. In the 1960s he studied at Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17 workshop in Paris and worked at Impressions Workshop, Inc., in the U.S. He was a member of the Ichiyokai Print Committee, who announced his passing in May of 2005.</p>

<p>His work is held in the collections of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; the National Art Center, Tokyo; the Harvard Art Museums, USA; the Fogg Museum, USA; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Library of Congress; the Nerima Art Museum, Japan; and the Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Japan.</p>